BY SHAWNA GAMACHE (Estimated reading time: 6 minutes) Like a lot of white people raised in the 80s and 90s, I grew up learning racism was bad. Racists were evil and would make themselves known through the blatantly terrible things they said and did. My job as a good white person would be to speak up when this happened. Besides…
Local parent and owner of Childish Things, a resale boutique for children’s items in North Seattle, shares her reflections on the pandemic and what’s keeping her committed to getting to the other (sunnier!) side.
The founder and owner of local baby products business, Booginhead, shares how her team and company have been adapting to the pandemic – and finding new ways to support families through innovation and financial relief.
Six families share about how their virtual PEPS group was a lifeline for connection and support.
Water safety can literally save a life. Read on how one mother’s personal experience has inspired her to start a nonprofit organization focused on water safety and drowning prevention.
National domestic employers network, Hand in Hand, recently partnered with the National Domestic Workers Alliance to answer questions and provide resources around (re)hiring nannies, caregivers, house cleaners, and other domestic workers with one goal in mind: to safely bring employees into work while keeping them and employing families safe.
By Katie Ferguson, Amara (Estimated reading time: 4 mins) How much do you know about foster care? Much of what most people think about kids and families involved with child welfare is based on media, which often highlights extreme stories, perpetuates stereotypes, and fails to recognize systemic racism as the cause for the disproportionate number of children in color reflected…
(Estimated reading time: 3 mins) With the rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19 on daily life, it is important to keep in perspective that your child’s dreams and your goals for their future are long-term and boundless. Staying the course can be an essential part of keeping those dreams moving forward. And higher education can be an important step to help…
New parents need social support. Learn one way parents can find that through text-based support with parent mentors with Nurture® Seattle.
Local will and estate planning professional, Megan Gebhardt, shares with PEPS families the importance of selecting a legal guardian for your child.